Wednesday, 8th July 2015
Indonesia Top News
  • Bank Indonesia expected to maintain key rate at 7.5%

    10 hours ago
    Bank Indonesia (BI) is expected to maintain its benchmark rate at 7.5 percent, as discussed during a meeting of its board of governors in July 2015, according to a banker. "Actually, it depends on how we look at it. If we ...

  • Indonesia`s foreign exchange reserves shrink

    11 hours ago
    The Indonesias foreign exchange reserves shrank US$2.8 billion to US$108 billion by the end of June, 2015, from US$110.8 billion a month earlier. The decline was a result of foreign debt repayment by the government and ...

  • S. Sumatra to host Asian Water Polo Championship 2016

    11 hours ago
    The Executive Board of the Indonesian Swimming Association (PRSI) has chosen South Sumatra province to host the Asian Water Polo Championship in October 2016, a spokesman said. South Sumatra was selected to organize the ...

  • IDX concerned about impact of Greek crisis

    11 hours ago
    President Director of Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX or BEI) Tito Sulistio has expressed concern over the negative psychological impact of the Greek crisis on investors. "The current condition in the capital market, which ...

  • Police, Bank Indonesia collaborate to prevent circulation of fake notes

    11 hours ago
    The National Police and Bank Indonesia are coordinating to enhance supervision to prevent the circulation of counterfeit money before Eid Fitri, the head of the National Police Criminal Investigation Board (Bareskrim) said. ...

  • Rupiah closes stronger, index down on Tuesday

    11 hours ago
    Rupiah regained some of its lost value against the US dollar closing at the level of 13.310 per dollar on Tuesday gaining from earlier level of 13,321. "Rupiah manages to stay at the positive area with the impact of the ...

  • PGN builds 72 kilometers gas pipe in E. Java

    11 hours ago
    Publicly traded state gas distributor PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) is building gas pipelines totaling 72 kilometers in length in East Java. Corporate secretary of PGN Heri Yusup in Jakarta, said Tuesday, construction of ...

  • WHO urges governments to raise tobacco taxes to beat smoking

    11 hours ago
    Governments around the world should increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products to save lives and generate funds for stronger health services, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. In a report ...

  • Ministry encourages Indonesian halal products to enter Aspasaf market

    11 hours ago
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is encouraging Indonesian lawful (halal) products to enter the markets in Asia, Pacific and Africa (Aspasaf), as the regions hold promising prospects. "The Muslim population of 1.6 billion is ...

  • Economic slowdown in indonesia will be temporary: ADB

    11 hours ago
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) believes that the economic slowdown in Indonesia will be temporary, as expansion of government spending will restore growth to five percent by the year-end. ADB Deputy Country Director ...